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Manifest Destiny

What does a City on a Hill have to do with Gitmo? How are American exceptionalism and democracy promotion related to foreign wars? Why does the 19th century rallying cry of "Manifest Destiny" still influence American foreign policy in the 21st century? These and other questions are addressed in the powerful stories featured in MANIFEST DESTINY, an historical series produced by the documentary unit of JAK Films, a division of Lucasfilm. *The series is comprised of three 60-minute episodes. Clear-eyed and probing, Manifest Destiny addresses key foreign policy concerns that affect every American. In-depth, insightful commentary by nationally respected historians . . .
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Sunday, Sep 2, 2012 - 8:00 PM    "To Conquer Or Redeem" "To Conquer or Redeem," focuses on the Spanish-American War of 1898 when the United States under President William McKinley and Vice President Theodore Roosevelt set out to free colonial Cuba from the cruelty of imperial Spain and ended up, after a brutal guerilla war, with a colony of its own - the Philippines.. D
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Sunday, Sep 2, 2012 - 8:00 PM "To Conquer Or Redeem" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 3, 2012 - 12:00 AM "To Conquer Or Redeem" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 9, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Making The World Safe for Democracy" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 10, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Making The World Safe for Democracy" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 16, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Monsters to Destroy" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 17, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Monsters to Destroy" (PLUS)
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